- Author:Georgina Kleege
- Publisher:Yale University Press; First Edition - First Printing edition (March 11, 1999)
- Pages:304 pages
- Subcategory:Social Sciences
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Legally blind since the age of eleven, Georgina Kleege draws on her experiences to offer a detailed testimony of visual impairmentboth her own view of the world and the world s view of the blind.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-233). Legally blind since the age of eleven, Georgina Kleege draws on her experiences to offer a detailed testimony of visual impairment - both her own view of the world and the world's view of the blind. Kleege describes the negative social status of the blind, analyzes stereotypes of the blind that have been perpetuated by movies, and discusses how blindness has been portrayed in literature.
Book's title: Sight unseen Georgina Kleege. Personal Name: Kleege, Georgina, 1956-. Publication, Distribution, et. New Haven, CT. Library of Congress Control Number: 98038773. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0300076800 (alk. paper).
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Georgina Kleege joined the English department at the University of California, Berkeley in 2003 where in addition to teaching creative writing classes she teaches courses on representations of disability in literature, and disability memoir. Her collection of personal essays, Sight Unseen (1999) is a classic in the field of disability studies.
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